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fee nova whose ceo, a member of the city sister committee is with us today. there are many other examples of successful and flourishing business and commercial relations between our two cities, an atmosphere made part in possible due to the close working relationship between our two close municipalities. finally, as each of the mayors before me, i must comment on the world of art and culture of which san francisco and paris are two world capitals. our cultural exchanges are often, live the highest quality. many san francisco cultural institutions of every size perform frequently in paris. san francisco's symphony presents every year in paris and the new president of their board of directors is here today, so also deshanty clear, a smaller men's choral group, a member of our committee is here today as well. and parisian artists are often in san francisco in the region and they're always warmly welcomed. at this very moment as the mayor said earl ye, we are pleased to welcome to the bay area e man yell, director of st vil de la paris who will be presenting tomorrow the and the next
create a global business center here. now, rapid economic growth has re-shaped the city'surb. shanghai-- world mega-city... homeo 17 million people, and by some counts, e most denselyopulated ace on ear. it's now the economic capital of china and point of contact for much foreign trade. shanghai is a center of research, development and higher education. most new chinese cars are now made here. migrants from the interior flock to make new lives here. but the surge in growth is relatively recent. until 1991, shanghai was stymied. why was it held back, and how did it boom? some of the answers may be found in china's historical geography, which colors its outlook toward foreigners. for centuries, the threat came over land, from the north and west. mongols and manchus frequently raided, and often ruled, chinese society. more recently, the invaders came by sea. following a victory in the opium wars, the british won concessions in several chinese ports, including shanghai in 1843. shanghai reached t zenith of its colonial power in the early 20th century. the outside presence can still be seen
companies will look elsewhere for labor. >> it is a big, busy city. >> they will look for people like this person working as a head hunter. >> brazil has a huge demand of technical professionals to fight for the growth of the country. the problem is not to construct, it is when you need to construct a more complex construction, for example, a dam or a highway. >> or even a world cup stadium. for the big games in 2014, they're building a showcase to the future. it needs educated brazilians to make that future success. and what an impressive stadium it is. can brazil build that an educated workforce? i am joined by the professor of economics. thank you for joining me. do you think it is possible for brazil to do what it needs to educate its workforce? >> it is possible to do it. the a brazilian workforce is not very well educated. the quality of education is low. but it is possible to improve our education by investing our resources. we should improve the performance of our teachers. >> wages are very low, $10,000 a year. >> they are very low. in order to improve the situation, we need
in the somalia city of kismayo. that's where kenyan and somalia government troops have launched an assault. kenyan soldiers and somalia government troops advanced on kismayo from the north, south and from the sea. an army spokesperson said that government forces are expected to take the city within hours. militant fighters are reported to have been seen north of the city. reports now from nairobi. >> the kenya military say they launched in the early hours of friday morning, fighting alongside smally government soldiers, they made advances biland and sea. his man had so far met no resistance. but the incursions appear for the moment to be confined to the outskirts. they've seen no soldiers advancing inside the city proper. last week, they appeared to be making preparations for an exit, moving out fighters and equipment. but it seems like they will not release kismayo entirely without a fight. it is their last urban stronghold. the port, the second largest in somalia is a crucial source of revenue for whoever controls it. but the fall of kismayo is not necessarily the end of the control. the
the city through bank rupsy, facing off with the lgbt community and recent increase in officer-involved shootings but this arson might be toughest. >> attempt to instill fear failed. >> and he calls it a malicious act. and is leaving the building a turned out shell. this is the latest including someone breaking windows, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to causes me to believe this is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> neither the mayor nor investigators will speculate about why he's being targeted. he's been confronted over several shootings in this city and called on the attorney general to investigate. residents support him. >> he's hoping that things will go well. >> i think it's envelope that this criminal element is running rampant in the city. >> the city is concerned about his safety. >> police officers have provided he extra security. the lieutenant says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out. >> this is serious,
national attention, a partnership paid the city $1.5 billion for 75 years worth of parking meter revenues and since then parking rates have gone up. the partnership is expected to turn a huge profit. the group bills the city as soon as something is taken out of service. i know it's just one example, but how do you fine the critics who can find a flaw in this? >> you have to craft it in a way that provides jobs for the citizens. it's one way of looking at that but you don't want the citizens to have to pay a huge amount of dollars in other fees, additional parking and taxation. that's why they have to be crafted in a smart way, and it's not always just an infrastructure project. it might be some kind of non-traditional infrastructure. you might decide as a nation we night want to invest in the grid, for example. how do you make that happen? partnering with the public sector, everybody has a role. if you don't have the government as a player to do things the government can do well, then you are basically forfeiting the race to other countries that are very aggressively partnering. so if you
commission used to be. >> it is a city or state agency i guess within the city i think technically. maybe that is -- >> essentially, that is right. >> thanks. >> commissioner moore. >> does this pose for this particular city was probably one of the most physically active in the state of california. physical building, any problems as you see it? i find it unusual you would not be asked to be on the physical end but rather the financial end. that is a tough call. >> commissioners, director ram, we are in a discussion of this. of course it is not on your calendar. if it is your desire to discuss this, and this is a subject i would recommend you discuss, maybe we should calendar this for next week, for discussion next week. >> we have a memo coming. the question is whether you want to actually calendar it. >> when does the memo come out? >> you will get it today. >> is there interest for that? >> yes, there is. >> let's calendar an item for this particular topic. >> okay. thank you. >> ms. rogers. >> good afternoon, commissioners. anne rogers, planning department staff here for your we
. occupiers were told they couldn't come pick their items up out of their time. the city says denise to work on a water leak underneath the buildings. nor injuries reported there were some yelling but overall police said the occupiers were not unruly overnight. the going to be standing guard here outside of the bad for who knows how long. >>> hit last that the referees union and the league reached a tentative agreement. the new terms of the deal. >>> after a series of missed calls runs with coaches and players and on field confucian the nfl replacement officials are heading to the sidelines. hill league and officials of union agree on a tentative eight year contract that will put the normal officiating crews or back on the field. we have the finest officials in sports now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players were belongs. the two sides get serious about the negotiations after monday night's game between the packers and seahawks. london and new deal the average pay for the brass will rise from $149,000 a year to $173,000 next year. and 205,000 by 2019. some players are gla
as the matter is very important to them. later he visited the city hall and met with the mayor to seek his cooperation. he is firmly oppose to the government's proposal. local residents also have mixed feelings. >> i understand there must be a site some where. i can't completely agree with this. >> each of japan's 47 prefectures is responsible for disposing some radioactive ash and mud with cessium levels of 8,000 becerels per kilogram. aw nasa pieced together more than 2,000 separate exposures of a small patch of the universe. the resulting image accurately captures 5,500 galaxies that are difficult to observe from earth0 >> a faers battle going on in the industry to hire well qualified programmers. in the contest, the participants are asked to write programs that automatically solve the puzzle by rearranging dice. all of the problems are designed specifically to test their skills to write gaming programs. other contestants have to come up with idea to solve the problems and put them into numbers and sim bymbols to makem work. they have two hours to solve five problems. speed is a big fac
it is prudent to revise the memo in a comprehensive manner in recognition of the plan that the city just adopted. so with that the department proposals in two weeks, on the 11th, the two commissions amend the 1989 memo to revise the absolute cumulative limits for the seven parks that has them that could potentially be shaded by buildings in plan area and be reflective of what was in the planned eir. additionally, the department also recommends that qualitative material be adopted. not just numerics because clearly the number doesn't show you the whole story but where the shadow would fall and how long it would last at any one time. like done for three parks given budgets or greater than 1989 we recommend commissions also adopt essentially criteria that any new shadows that would be considered within these new increased budgets would be consistent with shadow profiles analyzed in the plan's eir. so if a building came along that wanted to shade union square that wasn't -- or portsmouth square that wasn't consistent with shadow profile analyzed in this planned eir but states within the budget, it w
's a phenomenon that has been happening throughout the city. it's a gad amount of marijuana. >> reporter: it took police officers several hours to haul all the plants out of this building. now as far as the tenant goes, they have not caught up with that person yet but the narcotics unit definitely plans to follow up on what was going on here. we guess there should be an arrest going on soon. as far as the business we went to the website. it appears to be a website but it's a different address that is listed. we're not sure if those two are connected. it's a very industrial part of town on charter park drive. there is a cannabis club that is across the street but police tell us they don't believe there is any connection. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in the meantime drug officials say they will probably seize about 1.5 million plants from outdoor gardens this year. that is almost six million less than in 2009. it seems more marijuana growers are moving away from outdoor gardens. the bay citizen reports police are finding fewer plants outside on public land
's gotten a lot of attention is in chicago in 2008, a partnership paid the city $1.15 billion for 75 years worth of parking meter revenues and since then parking rates have gone up and the partnership is expected to turn a huge profit. the group bills the city every time a parking space is taken out of service. rahm emanuel is pushing back saying he's not paying the penalties. i know it is just one example, but how do you answer the critics who can find flaw in every one of these public partnerships? >> you have to craft it in a way to provide value for the citizens and jobs is one way of looking at that. you don't want to cause the citizens to pay huge amount of other dollars in fees in additional parking and taxation. that's why they've got to be crafted in a smart way and it's not always just an infrastructure project. it might be some kind of, not traditional infrastructure, you might decide as a nation you want to really invest in the grid, for example. so, how do you make that happen? so, partnerring with the private sector, everybody has a role. if you don't have the government as a
, which has four plants in china, is shutting its plants in guangdong province and the city of tianjin for four days. nissan will halt production at all three of its plants three days starting on thursday. the automakers were already planning to suspend production for one week starting on monday in observance of china's national foundation day. suzuki and other japanese automaker has decided not to close its two plants in china. but the firm will shorten operating hours at its facility in chongqing city in the run-up to the week-long holiday. >>> japan's auto production in august rose just over 4% from a year earlier. but output may be affected from this month following the end of government subsidies for buyers of ecofriendly cars and soured relations between japan and china. eight major automakers say their total domestic output last month was about $698,000 units. that's a rise for an 11th straight month compared with the previous year. but the increase is smaller than previous months when a jump of over 10% was shown. four of the eight firms reported an increase from a year before.
pennsylvania. a whole issue of voter suppression and having been in charlotte, a great civil-rights city, where the students from the historical black college in 1960 set up a lunch counter in to grant them and yet, what do we see today? state after state, efforts to suppress voting rights instead of expanding them. not enough people vote in this country. in pennsylvania, there is legislation now on the books that could disenfranchise between 750,000-1 million people. president obama won by 600,000 boats in pennsylvania last time. this really does determine the election. i don't care who you are for. this will determine the election. it is a huge problem or the country. we should be celebrating voters going to the polls, not putting impediments in their way. host: the radio program "democracy now" turns 25 this year? guest: we started in 1996. we were just on radio. the week of september 11, 2001, we started on the first television station in new york city on public access. then it just caught on like wildfire beyond the election and more television stations aired us and radio stations and npr
in 1951 and the evidence says it belongs back in charm city. >> new at 5:30, why so many students at one local high school are taking college level courses. >> i'm rob roblin. >> i'm rob roblin. the importance of a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. >> new evidence tonight that this painting belongs to the baltimore museum of art. late this afternoon, police released the details that they uncovered a theft report from the museum that matches the description of the painting that recently turned up in a west virginia free-market. they said there was no evidence of forced entry and the painting was valued at $2,500 back in 1951. this bolsters the belief that it was at one point i
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would give the city the right to take it away at. yes, that is a child mannequin being hauled up the ladder. it is a point about our running dispute he has had with a couple of neighbors. >> i've put together a sort of commentary protest on what we perceive as uncivilized conduct by our neighbors. >> this is a photo of the original display. >> there was no racial implication or overtone. there was nothing that i could see as pornographic. there were no children. there were no live people involved in this at all. >> but someone took offense. according to a council member's office police got a call to 311 sang the protest was obscene. his wife came home to find the display gone. >> they disappeared. >> and neighbor told him and us the display was removed by someone in a so-called bucket truck, bearing the city seal. a truck similar to this, according to the description. he has no idea which agency remove it. >> we have had no notification. they have not called. they have not find us. that -- they have not arrested us. they have not -- they literally took property from our house and
will see the mid-70s. upper 50s in daly city. for those of you having to the giants' game against the diamondbacks the first pitch is that 7:15 p.m.. they will start off and the low 60s and you'll see cloud cover with winds at 15 mi. an hour. the warm-up starts tomorrow. saturday slated to be the warmest with the mid- 90s. and those '70s for the coast. >> there is a very slow ride at the bay bridge this morning. originally 20 minutes now 24. the 884 interchange is extremely slow. the metering lights are clamped down look there's hardly any movement through the toll plaza. there's a suspicion that something is going on near the bridge. there are big delays now as you had from the macarthur made city shore freeway and from the nimitz freeway. the salmon sale bridge westbound ride is doing pretty well, 12 minutes. and about an hour the time a double. the commute to the golden gate bridge d 101 southbound is still a pretty easy ride but the volume is definitely up. we're now in the wintertime pattern for the commute. picking up your right in the east bay we will start with the shore f
problems into the city. this is 280. it's a nice quiet commute. almost looks like things are standing still. >> boy, i tell you, thank you. >>> when is national chai tea day. that's what i want. you folks in santa rosa. livermore airport is 95. closer to town it was 91. san jose 81. only down one. now, areas of fog in san jose. that was not the case yesterday. concord 88. yesterday, 83 today and santa rosa, 77. cool coast, warm to hot inland. everything says we'll start warming up saturday. then we'll really warm up sunday and monday and then it looks like it will collapse as the area of low pressure merges to the north. these temperatures, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s. there will be a huge difference tomorrow. there's a difference today, tomorrow will be even bigger. na pap is out -- napa is out there. this low continues to sit here and kind of float around. we're waiting for high pressure to come in behind that system. that starts tomorrow. some of the fog is very thick. be careful. reduced visibility. hazy, warm inland, not as hot as yesterday. 60s, 70s, upper 80s. it does show signs of getting wa
. they are planning a week long series of protests. >>> it was hot yesterday and another hot one today. 88 in the city right now? >> yeah. hotter today than yesterday. san francisco right now 15 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. big heat up. we might see records here. the big story is the heat. not just inland, antioch, pittsburg but heat in san francisco, oakland, low 90s. along the coast, clear, sunny. and no fog. i don't see any fog right now. the winds, the winds off shore, they are coming -- that is a swell. southwest at 15. they are gusting to 20. why do i look that winds? that is the -- once the winds fly temperatures fall. onshore wind that gate right now. increasing winds tonight and tomorrow and temperatures cool tomorrow but not a lot. along the coast and bay, they will come down but inland upper 90s. coastal fog, no fog. very shallow marine layer. moisture and cool air. smashes it down, blown it off shore. you got temperatures right now at the cliff house in san francisco, temperatures in the 70s. that is pretty unusually warm for that area. 99 antioch. 98 fairfield. 96 redwood c
in redwood city deemed no longer sufficient. two hundred people urn turned out to voice opposition to a new jail. they say a 500 bed jail would cost 160 million dollars to build and 30 million a year to operate. officials recommend alternatives to up prisonment at a cost of eight million dollars a year. >>> uc berkeley police identified a man suspected in two robberies of women who were forced to withdraw cash from a campus atm police are looking for 24-year-old cody alan smith. smith and two companions offered to sell magazine subscriptions the women declined they were threatened and forced to take cash from the atm. neither woman was injured. >>> san francisco police released identity of suspect whose shooting triggered two nights of protests. police say he's a 22-year-old known gang member. he was shot after pulling a loaded gun on an officer. police say he was carrying a tech 9 loaded with 25 rounds. the shooting sparked protests and vandalism at the police substation. neighbors are defending the police they say they've grown tired of crime. >>> parolee wanted on gun charges recovering
in damascus in allepo, three syrian cities that are now battle grounds. >> reporter: in one city this would be bad enough. in three this is a disaster. this is now the reality of three main cities in syria. the troops fighting rebels for control of whole districts. aleppo is syria's biggest city, a business capital. engulfed now in the business of war. it's now being destroyed to make it safe. syrian troops are on the offensive in the country's third city, homs. recapturing many areas from what they say are foreign fighters and extremist muslims. rebels, they say, directly armed by arab states. in one district they took they showed us what they said was an abandoned rebel headquarters. backed with saudi arabia markings scattered around. a makeshift scaffold with ropes and a meat hook was there. they said rebels tortured and hanged people here. we have no way of proving this. the u.n. mostly accuses the regime of mass torture, but says rebels are guilty of human rights abuses too. but it's clear this is a dirty war. here in homs and every city. no one is safe. no fate is spared. krern church
era. the travelers will visit the cemetery on monday in the capital city. about 2,400 japanese people were reportedly buried there. >> translator: i think this visit to the graves will bring some sort of relief to the relatives. >> north korean officials have allowed japanese media to cover the trip. analysts say this could mean a thawing of relations. >>> premier wen jiabao made the comment at a ceremony in the great hall of the people in beijing. hu jintao and others attended the event. foreign dignitaries were among the 1,000 guests. >> translator: china will pursue an independent foreign policy of peace and firmly safeguard its national sovereignty and territorial integrity. >> japan nationalized the senkaku islands last month. china and taiwan also claim rights. >>> the leaders of japan and china did not exchange telegrams to mark the 40th anniversary of the normalizization of diplomatic ties. yoshihiko noda and premier wen did not send messages on the occasion. in 2002 and 2007 the japanese and chinese leaders exchained letters to celebrate the ties. this year gemba and his chin
to create new jobs. across the street from ohma is the city of hakodate. it opposes the restart. parts of the municipalities are within 30 kilometers of the plant. residents are worried about safety. hakodate's mayor says the project should be frozen indefinitely. he says the city plans to take legal action to stop it. >> translator: our city is considering a lawsuit. i want to prepare quickly. >> industry minister yukio edano says power companies should bear the primary responsibility of winning approval of local municipalities for resuming construction of nuclear plants. he says this remains unchanged from before last year's disaster. >>> members of japan's nuclear regulation authority say they'll examine the ohma plant using new safety standards. they say they won't allow the facility to operate unless it meets the requirements. >>> unemployment in the 17-nation eurozone remained at record highs in august. the european union statistics agency said the jobless rate remained at 11.4%-that means unemployment in the zone stayed at record levels for three straight months. spain's jobless
's great to be with you. host: you are in the midst of a 100-city tour that you tell me is running through election day. where are you at this point in the tour, and how many more cities do you have? guest: well, i think i'm at c-span right now, although it is a little confusing. last night i was at the university of virginia in charlingtsville. today we'll be at the washington convention center, the green fest tonight. baltimore book fest. tomorrow, richmond, virginia, at noon. and then in the evening i'll speak in norfolk. then on monday night, we'll be at virginia tech, which is very interesting, going back to the scene of the massacre. i'll be speaking there, you know, 32 people were killed there. and colin goddard is coming with us. he was one of those victims. he was shot four times. i'm also looking forward to interviewing a professor there. and then we're on to colorado for the big debate. we're going to be doing something interesting. we're both speaking on the silent majority election 2012 tour, but also we do this daily, radio and television broadcast that airs on over 1,100 sta
highway in glen bernie. a crash in the city at belair road. still up to speed on the major roadways. 49 on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. my ministry at calvert, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes to go south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. the roads are still wet. building volume but no official delay. heavier on southbound 295 down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a late night for ravens fans but it was worth the lost sleep. the ravens got some breathing room towards the end of the third quarter as cary williams picks off brandon weeden which gave the ravens a 13-point lead. the browns held tough. the ravens came on top 23-16. the of the big story was the return of the nfl officials after the lockout. the officiating crew was treated to a hero's welcome at m&t bank stadium last night. fans were thrilled to see the return of the professional officials. after the game, it was clear to those on and off the field that the situation had improved. >> the communication was good. i would like to know what happened on the last
request. so it is not a change in city law but request that possibly city agencies and members of the public concerned would come and talk about the issue. >> i have one additional question, thank you for that. regarding the on site inclusionary change from threshold of five to ten, the effective date is set back to january 15th. i think you said to evaluate the effect of the legislation were it to be -- or the ballot measure were it to be passed. but it would seem that i would be thinking the board is already approving this. it would not be subject to change in january. i'm kind of confused about that continuance of the -- >> there is some interaction between the charter amendment and this particular ordinance, where the charter amendment would freeze in place controls at a certain date. inclusionary controls could not be evaluated. this is moving this out. come january 1st our current controls where the threshold is five units would be in place. this would allow if the city reevaluate of getting inclusion near housing funding and units from the five to nine-unit buildings thi
- leaning city in a critical swing state. >> ifill: plus stuart rothenberg and susan page take us inside the strategy behind the message. >> woodruff: then, from syria, bill neely reports on the stalemate in the city of homs, as government troops target rebel bastions. >> one-and-a-half years after it began and the battle for this city and for syria grinds on relentlessly. the bombardment of hommes. the war here is as intense as ever. >> ifill: as world leaders gather in new york for the annual meeting of the united nations general assembly. margaret warner gives us a preview. >> woodruff: will new genetic findings reshape the treatment of breast cancer? we ask dr. harold varmus, head of the national cancer institute. >> ifill: and ray suarez kicks off american graduate week with a conversation with three now- successful people who know exactly what it's like to want to drop out of high school. >> sometimes we give up on kids too soon. sometimes we want to teach to the test instead of teaching to transform. sometimes that comes from top-down policies. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonigh
is infringing on other nations' sovereign city, ignoring history and international law. chinese foreign minister didn't show up for the speech. he's scheduled to speak at the u.n. on friday. he is expected to reiterate chinese claims and pressure japanese leaders into accepting that a territorial issue exists between them. south korean foreign minister didn't show up either. he has rejected japan's proposal to bring the dispute to the international court of justice. south korean officials believe that no dispute exists over those islands since they control them. >>> hundreds of chinese have protested in front of the u.n. headquarters angry about china's nationalization of the senkaku islands. the protesters gathered ahead of noda's speech. >> we want to get the information to all the leaders in the united nations let them know, the island belong to china. >> the demonstrators waved chinese flags and signs demanding that japan leave the islands. >>> mahmud ahmendinejad criticized israel for posing a constant threat to his country. he told the general assembly the major powers are taking advantage
and is being celebrated with the san francisco twist in the center of the city. barbeques and berbers and dogs cold beers are guzzled while kids slide down the slide in the playground. >> days like this are reasons why people-that's this is a beautiful day >> godsowe are drinking and mingling with our other friends here at the park. >> across the street in line for ice cream at the buy right creamery wraps around the block. >> out of his work a 35 minute wait. >> kids use the drinking fountain to cool off while big kids calling themselves the squirt gun mafia have a water balloon and water gun war on the grass. >> it's a great day to get soaked. >> but while the top for san franciscans some ladies are drinking pink champagne in the shade. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> it looks like today will be a another triple digit whether day for people out in the east. the third in the row so far. >> the cost in use public transportation for ryder by we are asking that you--this year has seen more spare their days than last year and it will be pretty tough the this afternoon once again. >> from the mornin
and president toma are speaking audiences in new city, both commenting on the middle east, including iran and syria. a lot of americans, including myself, are troubled by developments in the middle east. mitt romney took a serious issuesm stance on borders, especially in thelence and unrest east peace said that he struggling aid to nations in hopes that things there would improve. >> we will couple eight with investment and to empowers individuals, encourage innovators, and reward entrepreneurs. >> at the united nations, obama spoke about events in the middle east and film thatat the anti-u.s. protests. >> there are no words that the killing of innocents. his new video that justifies an attack on an embassy. -- there is no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. both parties know that issues are ones many voters will be paying to, but the economy is still number one. romney's ads to ohio this romney heads to is afternoon. likely voters, obama is romney 52% to 44%, and florida, 51% to 47%. the president is also ahead in virginia. party has to win it two three battleground in november
because of their streets and homes that flood. today, they got to meet with city officials on how to prevent that from happening again. did they really accomplish anything? >> the answer is no. i was inside city hall for hours and hours. one after another, more people talking about how they just cleaned out their bank trying to pay for all of these repairs. in several floods come up water up to her knees, her basement flooded twice. she just bought a house two years ago and she had to lean on her parents for help. she has spent $7,500 on home repairs in northwest d.c. a flooded again and again this summer. >> it was stressful. unbelievably stressful every time. >> the sewage system was installed in the late 1800's. a new system in the works will not be completed until 2025. water officials say to make improvements to prevent flooding in the city the council meets to approve it. -- needs to approve it. others cleaned out their savings making repairs. >> right now, it is the most tapped out. if something else happens, i do not know. >> there is a bit of hope that came out of today's
business to southeast including and walmart. sam ford has all of the details. >> the city had to use the eminent domain laws, and there is still one lawsuit pending. but they got underway with that hole behind me. lots of laughter, with marion barry at the controls. he almost lost his hat. demolition officially got underway today. >> to be redeveloped. >> mayor gray brought out neighbors and developers to celebrate this site turning it into thousands of square feet of retail including a walmart and nearly 500 units of housing. >> this has been a long time in coming. >> i did not think i would see this in my lifetime. >> they are actively at work in the city at this point. it is a great day for the city. >> the project was tied up in court for years. >> all of a sudden a walmart coming in, and we have to move. it is really bad for the small businesses. we asked a lot of people in the neighborhood and they think what we think. >> and some have been given notice to vacate the premises. the mayor says the demolition here should be completed by the middle of next year and that the city wi
in the healthy hunger free kids act of 2010. >>> teenage girls in new york city will soon be able to get the plan "b" emergency contraception pill at their high schools and without their parents' consent. it's often referred to as the morning after pill. the city's department of education says girls as young as 14 will be able to get it as part of a pilot program at 13 public schools. parents have been notified about the pilot program and how their daughters can opt out of it. the city says it supports the idea because about 7,000 girls get pregnant by the time they're 17. new york city schools already distribute free condoms to students. >>> today is todd akin's last chance to withdraw from the race for senate in missouri. the republican congressman is vowing to continue on in his campaign. gop leaders have asked him to pull out of the race after he angered millions of people about mments about pregnancies caused by rape. akin is looking to defeat incumbent claire mcaskill. she's ahead in most polls. >>> the navy will honor the late astronaut neil armstrong by naming a research vessel in his hon
spike that includes the city's first murder of the year. early sunday morning, 36-year- old lamont ellis was found shot dead in an alley. friends and family members gathered at a vigil last night and while fox 5 was working the story, shots rang out nearby. officers raced to that scene. it turned out to be a street fight involving 15 to 20 people along west south street. one person was stabbed and is in serious condition. no word for the two incidents are related. >>> a local university professor killed in a tragic accident in northwest. a driver hay medical emergency and lost control of her vehicle. she hit professor rhett leverett as he stood on the sidewalk at sixth and e street. he taught history at marymount with an emphasis on european history. he was 60 years old. >>> protesters will continue today to mark the one-year anniversary of the occupy d.c. movement. protesters will hold a veteran march at noon at freedom plaza as well as a protest tonight in front of the bank of america on vermont and l street. yesterday, protester marched on freedom plaza to the commerce building. they
. chairman, this is a city where the ideas of milton friedman continued to get a lot of attention. one of our questions via twitter is how you think he may have viewed the federal reserve evolving role over the last five years. >> i think -- i am a very big fan of belden friedman. i was a colleague of his. i had many opportunities to speak with him. i spoke at his 90th birthday party. he was a terrific economist. very insightful. i think he would support what we are doing. one of the things that made his reputation was his work with anna schwartz about the great depression. they pointed to two basic problems. they pointed to the deflation, the overly tight monetary policy and they pointed to the collapse of the banking system. we took that very much to heart. we were aggressive early on. we did not allow the fact that interest rates were very low to pull us that monetary policy was just accommodated as it needed to be and we were aggressive, as you know, and trying to prevent the clots of our banking system. in addition, he very much supported providing enough liquidity to the economy so that
of the romney campaign, former new york city mayor, rudy giuliani. you are here because the bill clinton event is running late and i'm shocked, shocked. >> having to wait for president clinton to go out and used to tie up traffic for about 45 minutes every move. >> you have figured it out. >> a good friend. >> i'm always impressed between you and mayor bloomberg. the city runs when many of us invii invade it in than ways p.m. containment isn't a policy, that has to make you feel better, does it not? >> it does, if i believe it. >> how do you not believe it. >> i didn't hear him say the magic words he would use military strike. >> do you think you have on-to-say the phrase military strike? >> sure. what else does that mean it? it could mean dramatic sanctions and big sanctions. big sanctions he has right now -- >> not a policy, then what -- imply that military is an option? >> no, it doesn't not insist you say that word but implies it but could mean more signature sanctions. we have exempted china and 19 other countries and we think we have significant sanctions on them only because they were p
the crowd at the clinton global initiative here in new york city. while just across town at the united nations, president obama spoke before the united nations general assembly. it was his final u.n. address of this term. and the problems in and around the middle east dominated both speeches as the president and governor romney addressed everything from iran's nuclear program to the attack that killed our ambassador in libya. ed henry is our chief white house correspondent and toking president obama. both men really duking it out on foreign policy all of a sudden. >> that's right. one city, two candidates and two different visions. it's clear that mitt romney is charging that the president is sitting on the side line, not active enough in the middle east. the president, as you noted, his suggestion is look, you can't dictate the facts on the ground in the middle east. some of this has to play out. where we see that most acutely is on iran where mitt romney is suggesting we should be more aggressive, maybe use military action. the president today said give sanctions some more time to wo
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